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Bottle

  • Place of origin:

    Jingdezhen (made)
    Iran (mounted)

  • Date:

    first half of the 17th century (made)
    19th century (mounted)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Unknown

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Porcelain painted in underglaze cobalt blue

  • Museum number:

    1550-1876

  • Gallery location:

    Ceramics, Room 137, The Curtain Foundation Gallery, case 10, shelf 3

Physical description

Bottle of porcelain, the body fluted, painted in underglaze blue with flowers in panels and detached. It has an engraved brass mount of 19th century Persian work.

Place of Origin

Jingdezhen (made)
Iran (mounted)

Date

first half of the 17th century (made)
19th century (mounted)

Artist/maker

Unknown

Materials and Techniques

Porcelain painted in underglaze cobalt blue

Marks and inscriptions

An artemisia leaf

Dimensions

Diameter: 10.1 cm, Height: 25.7 cm

Object history note

Bought in Iran (Richard collection).

Descriptive line

Bottle, porcelain decorated in underglaze blue, China (Jingdezhen), Ming dynasty, first half of the 17th century; with 19th century Perisain engraved brass mount

Materials

Porcelain; Cobalt oxide

Techniques

Painted; Glazed

Subjects depicted

Flowers

Categories

China in Persia; Ceramics; Porcelain

Collection

East Asia Collection

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